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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:0688-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-05-23
Last updated on: 2012-05-23
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.2)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.2.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2012-0779

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
Player web browser plug-in.

This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB12-09, listed in
the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause
flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim
loads a page containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2012-0779)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.3.183.19.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 14f2a5915fccf43cef5c44e8734b3907
SHA-256: 94f8993fbca39c231a2a363b8be2113913bcbcd5be5822b7b2fed3e6f397665b
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 14f2a5915fccf43cef5c44e8734b3907
SHA-256: 94f8993fbca39c231a2a363b8be2113913bcbcd5be5822b7b2fed3e6f397665b
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 14f2a5915fccf43cef5c44e8734b3907
SHA-256: 94f8993fbca39c231a2a363b8be2113913bcbcd5be5822b7b2fed3e6f397665b
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 14f2a5915fccf43cef5c44e8734b3907
SHA-256: 94f8993fbca39c231a2a363b8be2113913bcbcd5be5822b7b2fed3e6f397665b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.2)

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.2.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.19-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 962b875ebfe420888adcdcf6637969ce
SHA-256: 2565ccddd91f1e78e32afa1062bd29f9b2c5dcc75131416ee018b8e7b6227462
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

819003 - CVE-2012-0779 flash-plugin: arbitrary code execution via object confusion (APSB12-09)


References



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